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Dr Nina Shapiro—Paediatrics and medical myths
Uploaded: July 20, 2020
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About Dr Nina Shapiro
Dr Nina Shapiro is a pediatrician who is the Director of Pediatric Otolaryngology and a Professor of Head and Neck Surgery at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.
She is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Cornell University and has spent more than two decades working in clinical and academic medicine. She has become known as the “go-to physician” in Los Angeles and around the world, with many international patients seeking her out for treatment when they have challenging cases that can’t be resolved in their own countries.
Dr. Shapiro is also the author of ‘HYPE: A Doctor’s Guide to Medical Myths, Exaggerated Claims and Bad Advice’, and two other books. She writes regularly for several notable publications and has appeared on various talk shows to discuss medicine. Her views have been published in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, NPR and BBC.
Background, Context and Reference:
- Connect on Twitter
- Forbes Articles
- Pub Med Publications
- Book: Hype
- Book: Take a Deep Breath: Clear The Air For The Health of Your Child
- World Scientific: Women’s History Month: Meet Dr Nina Shapiro
- Wall Street Journal: A Win for Vaccines, but Worries Remain
- Medpage Today: Others can be harmed when patients lie
- LA Times: With fewer vaccinations, is your child’s school safe?
- You Tube: Vitamin C Can Treat a Cold – Myth of Reality?
- Forbes: Pooled Covid-19 Testing May Help Us Get Back To Work and School
- Live Science: Don’t Believe the Hype: This New Book Separates Health Fact from Fiction
- Medpage Today: Why do patients turn to celebrities for health advice?
- UCLA Newsroom: Doctor’s new book cuts through health hype
- Medpage Today: Doctors and nurses need better support when they make errors
Other podcasts/information you might enjoy:
- Don’t Believe the Healthcare Hype w/Dr. Nina Shapiro
- Winter Illnesses in Children: Prevention and Treatment
- HYPE: A Doctor’s Guide to Exaggerated Claims, and Bad Advice!
- What is the tea with vaccines, Hunty? With Dr. Nina Shapiro
- Parenting advice from Nina Shapiro
- An Insider’s View of Medicine: Making Sense with Sam Harris